Average Entry-Level Executive Assistant Salary

$42,699
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,922
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$1,007
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Assistant is $42,699.
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$31k
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$43k
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$59k
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$31k - $59k
Bonus
$237 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$397 - $5k
Commission
$486 - $20k
Total Pay
$29k - $56k
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Job Description for Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant Tasks
  • Conduct research, prepare correspondence, expense and statistical reporting.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Supervise clerical staff.
  • Screen phone calls, emails, mail and visitors; route and resolve information requests.
  • Coordinates space and office organization, and special projects.

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Popular Skills for Executive Assistant

Skills in Scheduling and Travel Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Microsoft Office and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

An early career Executive Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,565 based on 9,625 salaries. A mid-career Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,087 based on 7,506 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,660 based on 10,335 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,037.
Employees with Executive Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.9% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35,373 survey responses.
Early Career
27.2%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
29.2%
Late Career
22.4%